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English definition of “town planning”

town planning

noun [U]    
the planning of the way in which towns and cities are built in order to make them pleasant to live in: He studied town planning at college.Local government and politicsCivil engineering in general town planner     noun [C] The town planners made a real mess of the riverside area during the 1960s.Local government and politicsCivil engineering in general
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